Meat Packer Job Description

A meat packer, also known as a meat processor, is a food company that processes meat.

Meat packers make meat-related products or provide services for meat producers.

Meat packers can process meat into various forms, such as burgers, hot dogs, steaks, and chicken nuggets.

Demand for meat products is growing around the world, and meat packers are responding by building new facilities and acquiring other companies.

Meat packers typically employ workers in meat processing, in sales and marketing, and in administration and management.

Some meat packers also own farms.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Meat Packer to work in our busy factory. You will be responsible for packing meat into boxes and containers. This is a physically demanding job and you will be required to lift heavy boxes.

Meat Packer Duties:

  • Takes orders from supervisors regarding packing procedures
  • Places meat into containers according to orders
  • Fills orders for meat products
  • Follows proper packaging procedures
  • Maintains cleanliness of the work area

Meat Packer Responsibilities:

  • Perform 5-10 duties related to packaging meat products, including: production assignments, meat cutting, packaging, USDA inspection, and product labeling
  • Responsible for correctly following safety rules and procedures
  • Ensure all products meet quality standards and specifications
  • Maintain sanitary conditions during tasks such as defrosting, cutting, packaging, and washing
  • Other duties may include: receiving, storing, and stocking raw materials; keeping records of production volumes, weights, and counts; receiving and transferring products between production areas; performing other duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in meat processing or related field
  • 2+ years experience in meat packing plant
  • Knowledge of packing operation, required equipment, and government regulations
  • Ability to operate meat processing line
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English; Spanish a plus
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Company Name is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We're committed to assembling a diverse and inclusive team. We strongly encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.